- Rose petals – 250 gm
- Sugar – 250 gm
Total quantity: 450 to 500 gm
Method of preparation of Gulkand / gulkand recipe
Collect fresh, preferably desi rose petals, sort and wash well, dry thoroughly. May crush or ﬁnely chop the petals. Mix the petals with sugar in an airtight jar. Keep the jar in sunlight for 2-3 weeks. Stir well everyday with clean dry spoon.
Desired adult dose is 2 to 3 tablespoons, it may be blended in milk to make a cooling drink.
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Helps in digestion, improves health of gut ﬂora and intestinal mucus. Reduces hyper acidity and thus useful in peptic ulcers and mouth ulcers.
Pregnant women and kids can safely consume gulkand to relieve constipation. It helps in controlling various skin issues like pimples, boils, blemishes etc.
Provides restful sleep, increases urine output so can help in reducing edema or patients having water retention due to various reasons.
Contraindications of Gulkand
Since it contains sugar, those with diabetes should strictly avoid. In addition, obese people may consume this in small quantity.
Gulkand price varies on brands and with sub ingredients before buying any brand please check reviews and ingredients.
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Ref : TRADITIONAL FOOD RECIPES from AYUSH SYSTEMS of MEDICINE